Category: Senior

See Atomico’s most senior VCs on stage at Disrupt Berlin
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See Atomico’s most senior VCs on stage at Disrupt Berlin

Atomico is among the most widely respected venture firms in Europe, ranking right up there with friendly rivals like Accel London and Index Ventures. It’s also just 13 years old at this point, compared with its more established peers. It’s easy to overlook this, considering the impact the firm has made on the European startup…

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Senior Ripple Exec Attacks Facebook’s Libra Over Centralization
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Senior Ripple Exec Attacks Facebook’s Libra Over Centralization

Marcus Treacher, a senior executive at blockchain cross-border remittance giant Ripple is seemingly kicking-off a modern “cola war” with their emerging rival Libra, Facebook’s controversial cryptocurrency.Treacher, the head of Ripple’s strategic accounts globally, criticized the so-called Facebook cryptocurrency for being “a walled garden.” The executive stressed that only a handful of big players, including Facebook,…

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Senior U.S. Official: Israel Must Regulate Chinese Investments
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Senior U.S. Official: Israel Must Regulate Chinese Investments

TEL AVIV – A senior U.S. official said that in order to maintain good relations with the U.S., Israel must establish more robust oversight for Chinese investments in the country, the Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday.  His comments came ahead of a security cabinet meeting in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to finalize plans regarding…

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Senior Congressional Black Caucus Member Endorses Joe Biden Despite Busing, Segregation Controversies
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Senior Congressional Black Caucus Member Endorses Joe Biden Despite Busing, Segregation Controversies

A senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, despite the frontrunner’s position on busing and recent praise of segregationists. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) announced she was compelled to endorse the 76-year-old former vice president after having witnessed “first hand” his “commitment to getting real work done…

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